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<p>Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&amp;amp;R), also known as physiatry, is a specialty branch of medicine which focuses on restoring functional ability and optimizing the quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists often use a multidisciplinary approach to manage care for patients<br />
with musculoskeletal and nervous system impairments.</p>
<p>The Physiatry Interest Group seeks to encourage student interest in this growing specialty. Overall, the goals of the Physiatry Interest Group are:<br />
1. To raise awareness of Physical Medicine &amp;amp; Rehabilitation role in patient care<br />
2. To educate the medical student population on PM&amp;amp;R topics<br />
3. To create opportunities for student participation in PM&amp;amp;R activities<br />
4. To serve as a resource for students interested in pursuing PM&amp;amp;R </p>

Co-Presidents:
Adrienne Hezghia
Matt Parker
Roy Stone

Dr. James Czyrny (Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation)